Briddell Family History

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Briddell Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Bridle, a metonymic occupational name for a bridle maker, from Old English bridel (compare Briden), or a variant of Bridewell.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bridwell, Friddell, Riddell, Brickell, Bissell, Rundell, Liddell

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Briddell Family Origin

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Briddell Family Occupations

What did your Briddell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briddell. A less common occupation for the Briddell family was Confectioner. The most common Briddell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Briddell's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Confectioner

    6%

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Briddell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Briddell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briddell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Briddell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Briddell. For the veterans among your Briddell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briddell Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Briddell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Briddell in 1959 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briddell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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